Rainbow's got the blues. His girlfriend's dumped him; his assassin mate Rory's found God; his Aunt Rube's as sick as a bad joke; and his ex-wife's thrown up a barricade - all right, a cordon bleu - around his daughter Imogene.

So when a snake's let loose in a laboratory, his ballet teacher's under siege and a nasty little joker by the name of Cock Robin cops it, Rainbow climbs into the ring because it's his job - but also because he needs the distraction.

In the red corner he finds an unpredictable dame called Tsunami; a crooked cop; a tough -as-granite developer; a politician; a couple of thugs; a paparazzo; and too many bodies.

While in the blue corner- yeah, that's Rainbow's-there's just two dames in distress and a bald journo. The clue is blue. But is that the moody blues, blue blood, a bad blue, a stoush - or just plain old fashioned blue murder.

Author

C.S. Boag

The first indication that Charles Boag might have a career in fiction came in 1967 when a short story he wrote, “Aunt Maud” – a macabre tale of incest and madness – was placed third in a Sydney University competition and appeared in the university newspaper, “Honi Soit”. But since then, as he put it, “life got in the way” and he concentrated on journalism – general reporting for “The Sydney Morning Herald”, feature-writing with “The Bulletin” magazine, a couple of columns (for “Woman’s Day” and “The Bulletin”), newspaper editor (Blacktown and Parramatta Suns), and authoring a “History of Arnott’s”.  

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Books:

Series: Mr Rainbow

ISBN
9781922057884
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Book Number (in series)
5

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